What is an employment contract?
An employment contract is a legally binding agreement between an employer and employee that sets out the terms of employment and the employee’s job role, duties, rights and responsibilities. The parties must abide by the contract until the employer or employee gives notice, the employee is dismissed or the terms of the contract are changed....
Employment Contract Help Guide
Both employers and employees can have full confidence in the employment contract, which clearly sets forth all the important terms and conditions of employment. The employment contract can be tailored for permanent, fixed-term and contractual employment, as well as full-time or part-time employees. Parties to the Agreement When identifying the parti...
Should the donor tell his or her close family that an attorney has been appointed and a power of attorney has been submitted?
It is a good idea to do this because a power of attorney is a legal document which means the family will have to accept the attorney and they will know where they stand in relation to caring for the donor’s assets and his or herself if it comes to that....
If the donor creates an LPA for property and financial affairs and another for personal welfare, can the same attorney be appointed to fulfill both roles?
Yes, this can take place, or a different attorney can be appointed for each LPA....
What are good qualities to look for when choosing an attorney for the LPA for property and financial affairs?
An attorney needs to be somebody the donor has complete trust in to make suitable financial decisions. Sufficient skills in managing finances are an advantage. The attorney also needs enough spare time to do the attorney job well....
What happens if I have appointed my spouse or civil partner as my attorney but at a later date our relationship is dissolved or annulled?
In this case, your LPA will usually come to an end, but not if you have already appointed a replacement attorney; or if you have appointed more than one attorney to act jointly or independently; or you placed a condition in your power of attorney that permits your spouse or civil partner to still act even when the relationship finishes....
What types of confidential information will be protected?
LegalNature's non-disclosure agreement uses a definition of confidential information designed to ensure maximum protection of the disclosing party's information. If you require additional types of specific information to be kept confidential, then including this information when prompted can help clarify the expectations of the parties and support t...
Mutual NDA vs. Unilateral NDA
The difference between a mutual NDA and a unilateral NDA regards the terms of the agreement. If one party (called the disclosing party) requires another party (called the recipient) to maintain confidentiality, then a unilateral NDA is used. On the other hand, if confidential information is shared reciprocally between both parties, then a mutual NDA...
How long should the obligation of confidentiality last?
It is important that you set a time frame that is long enough to protect your interests as the disclosing party while not being overly restrictive on the recipient. If the duration of the confidentiality obligation is too long, a court may find the agreement unenforceable if there is ever a dispute. Consider your particular circumstances and the nat...
How do I make a non-disclosure agreement?
LegalNature makes it easy to create a non-disclosure agreement to fit your needs. Simply follow our step-by-step instructions to create a thorough agreement. Our document questionnaire allows you to customise the terms of your agreement, including the duration of non-disclosure obligations, the definitions of confidential information and any additio...